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Toxicity in video games: Analysing cause and effects of abusive online behaviour
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Toxicity in video games: Analysing cause and effects of abusive online behaviour

It is hard to say what would be the most effective solution to removing or reducing toxicity in gaming. One of the most important points to keep in mind would be that most misbehaving players are only doing so because they have been exposed to abusive behaviour while gaming.

The mythology of Mortal Kombat: How a 1992 video game spawned a globally successful franchise across media
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The mythology of Mortal Kombat: How a 1992 video game spawned a globally successful franchise across media

Ahead of the release of a 2021 spin-off on 23 April, here's a primer on the mythology and storytelling of the Mortal Kombat universe.

Too easy or too complex: Video games left with tough balancing act to arrest attention
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Too easy or too complex: Video games left with tough balancing act to arrest attention

If video games are made less complex, it would certainly increase the number of players in the short run, however, it also means players run out of challenges faster and begin to get bored.

Inclusivity in gaming: Are events for the disabled really the solution?
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Inclusivity in gaming: Are events for the disabled really the solution?

Given the nature of eSports and the fact that it is often considered an equaliser in terms of physical abilities, should there be separation within eSports at all?

'In my heart, I am a gamer': Late president Satoru Iwata’s book outlines vision for Japan’s Nintendo
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'In my heart, I am a gamer': Late president Satoru Iwata’s book outlines vision for Japan’s Nintendo

Throughout the book, Iwata outlines his vision for Nintendo Co, which was to offer entertainment that everyone in the family could enjoy, regardless of age, gender and game playing skills.

NBA 2K League's collaboration with PS5 underlines the churn in gaming industry
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NBA 2K League's collaboration with PS5 underlines the churn in gaming industry

The fact that despite the growth of mobile gaming and PC gaming having generally taken the limelight, a developer has chosen a gaming console shows that the industry might be moving in a new era where the device being used to enjoy the game is less important.

COVID-19 cases at ESL One Singapore raise concerns over conduct of offline eSports events
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COVID-19 cases at ESL One Singapore raise concerns over conduct of offline eSports events

Despite strict measures being taken and the fact that Singapore was able to host a closed-doors event successfully, there are problems that need to be addressed as far as offline events go.

Asus TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop review: Superb performance, great value
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Asus TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop review: Superb performance, great value

With ASUS TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop, the company is giving its own premium line of gaming laptops a run for their money, and I couldn’t be happier.

Google Stadia's upcoming update might bring touchscreen support, Android TV app and more: Report
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Google Stadia's upcoming update might bring touchscreen support, Android TV app and more: Report

Google Stadia on Android TV is likely to allow users to create multiple profiles.

Nintendo teams up with Pokemon Go creator to develop AR smartphone games
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Nintendo teams up with Pokemon Go creator to develop AR smartphone games

Their first joint venture will involve Nintendo's lovable half-vegetable, half-animal Pikmin characters in a game expected to launch sometime this year.

Microsoft is reportedly acquiring Discord, a chat app for gamers, for over $10 billion
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Microsoft is reportedly acquiring Discord, a chat app for gamers, for over $10 billion

The talks have taken place as video gaming has boomed in the pandemic and as Microsoft has bolstered its gaming business with deal making.

The ‘gay button’ in gaming: LGBTQ+ representation in videogames is often hidden; it shouldn’t be
Gaming

The ‘gay button’ in gaming: LGBTQ+ representation in videogames is often hidden; it shouldn’t be

There is a growing body of research that shows that if you don’t see certain people in the media you interact with, games included, you start to believe that those people are somehow unimportant — this is known as “symbolic annihilation”.

Netflix's Dragon's Blood may spark potential turnaround for Dota 2
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Netflix's Dragon's Blood may spark potential turnaround for Dota 2

Given the fact that Dota 2 have seen a steep decline in recent years, it is very likely that Dragon’s Blood is a unique new approach thought up by Valve Corporation to boost their dwindling numbers. As is the case with every trend, it is imminently possible that several other big organisations within the gaming industry may attempt to replicate this approach if it proves to be a success.

A YouTuber split up the movie Tenet across five Game Boy Advance cartridges to experience it in the 'worst way possible'
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A YouTuber split up the movie Tenet across five Game Boy Advance cartridges to experience it in the 'worst way possible'

The YouTuber had to compress the video down to six frames per second with a resolution of 192 x 128 and a whopping 8 KB/s bitrate.

Rainbow Six Siege South Asia Nationals open qualifiers begin on 20 March: All you need to know
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Rainbow Six Siege South Asia Nationals open qualifiers begin on 20 March: All you need to know

Teams from the Indian subcontinent will be able to participate in the open qualifiers to win a spot in the closed qualifier.

Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost
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Watch Dogs: Legion online mode now available on Xbox One, Series X, Series S, PS 4, PS 5 and Stadia at no additional cost

PC players will also soon get access with the mode debuting on the Epic Games Store and Ubisoft Store on Windows PC.

Sony PlayStation 5 restock due date in India pushed back to end of March: Report
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Sony PlayStation 5 restock due date in India pushed back to end of March: Report

Sony was expected to bring stocks of both PlayStation 5 as well as PlayStation 4 consoles to India.

Fortnite-maker Epic Games buys the developer of Fall Guys, a hit pandemic video game
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Fortnite-maker Epic Games buys the developer of Fall Guys, a hit pandemic video game

Epic Games has assured that the plans of bringing Fall Guys to Nintendo Switch and Xbox are still on as announced by Tonic earlier.

Nintendo to launch new Switch console with bigger Samsung OLED display: Report
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Nintendo to launch new Switch console with bigger Samsung OLED display: Report

Samsung might begin the production as early as June and the displays are expected to be shipped to the assemblers in July.

Crash Bandicoot: On the Run game to launch globally on 25 March for both Android and iOS users
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Crash Bandicoot: On the Run game to launch globally on 25 March for both Android and iOS users

The gameplay will also have glimpses from previous Crash Bandicoot games such as the land seen in Temple Ruins, Turtle Woods, Bear It and others.